Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
The Professional Voice of Pharmacy
Ko te reo karanga o te roopu Kaitiaki Rongoa

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is a professional membership based association representing the pharmacy profession.

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Friday Newsroom Latest Edition

24 May 2019

Read the latest weekly news from Society. (PSNZ Login required)

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Draft Therapeutic Products Bill consultation: PSNZ Submission

24 Apr 2019

The Society would like to thank our members for their contributions and feedback on the Draft Therapeutic Products Bill consultation.

All the information provided was used to inform our response to the Ministry of Health.

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A changing treatment landscape? Current use of biologics in Rheumatology, Gastroenterology and Dermatology Programme - On Demand

Due to Popular demand, the Biologics Programme will be re-run in 2019.

Biologics, also known as biologic therapies or biologic response modifiers, have become an important part of modern healthcare. Join this programme to learn about the development of biologics, their efficacy, common adverse effects, monitoring, initiating these agents and more!

Dr Rebecca Grainger (Rheumatologist), Dr Stephen Inns (Gastroenterologist) and Dr Gerhard Eichhoff (Dermatologist) will each discuss in detail the use of biologics in their respective specialty field.

Remember this Programme can form part of your Group 3 goal on biologic therapies!

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MAVIRET® Quality Use of Medicines - On Demand

MAVIRET is a fully funded hepatitis C prescription medicine on the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1st February 2019.

Pharmacists are required to complete the MAVIRET ® Quality Use of Medicines course to be enrolled in the AbbVie Care Pharmacy Programme to order and dispense MAVIRET.

For more information and to register to start the course click here.

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Diabetes Management across Time Zones - Live Webinar

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation estimates that in 2018 there were 1.4 billion international arrivals per year.

Not only do tourists visit New Zealand, people in New Zealand also travel abroad for holidays with over 3 million New Zealand residents arriving back from overseas trips in 2018.

With the increasing number of people being diagnosed with diabetes, and pharmacies being open and accessible to the public, it’s essential for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to understand risks of travel and advice on glycaemic management.

Learn about the factors influencing glycaemic management of a traveller with Diabetes Mellitus, how to formulate a pre-travel checklist and discuss specific insulin management advice when people are travelling across time zones.

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